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Astronomy For Dummies

by Stephen P. Maran

<p><strong>Your updated guide to exploring the night sky</strong></p> <p>Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. ...

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Astronomy for Everyone

by Fred Herrmann

<p>Astronomy for Everyone explains the fundamentals of Astronomy in language that is easily understood by non-astronomers. The newcomer to astronomy is often overcome by a myriad of scientific jargon which often leaves the reader blurry eyed, ...

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Astronomy for Older Eyes

A Guide for Aging Backyard Astronomers

by James L. Chen

<p>This book is for the aging amateur astronomy population, including newcomers to astronomy in their retirement and hobbyists who loved peering through a telescope as a child. Whether a novice or an experienced observer, the practice of ...

ISBN: 9783319524139

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Astronomy in the Ancient World

Early and Modern Views on Celestial Events

by Alexus McLeod

<p>Alexus McLeod explores every aspect of the lesser-known history of astronomy in the Americas (Mesoamerica and North America), China and India, each through the frame of a particular astronomical phenomena. Part One considers the development ...

ISBN: 9783319236001

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Astronomy Methods

A Physical Approach to Astronomical Observations

by Hale Bradt

<p>Astronomy Methods, first published in 2003, is an introduction to the basic practical tools, methods and phenomena that underlie quantitative astronomy. Taking a technical approach, the author covers a rich diversity of topics across all ...

ISBN: 9781316098622

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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year: Collection 5

by Royal Observatory Greenwich

All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Foreword by German fine-art photographer, Wolfgang Tillmans. The images are ...

ISBN: 9780008196264

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Astronomy with a Budget Telescope

by Patrick Moore & John Watson

<p>Sir Patrick Moore, CBE, FRS has long been the scourge of those people selling low-cost astronomical telescopes via mail-order catalogues and non-specialist stores. Ten years ago the quality was appalling and disappointment would have been ...

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Astronomy with Small Telescopes

Up to 5-inch, 125mm

by Stephen Tonkin

<p>Small telescopes, whether simple beginners' telescopes or refined computer-controlled instruments, are gaining popularity fast as technology improves and public interest increases. In this book the author has brought together the experience ...

ISBN: 9781447102298

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Astronomy With the Naked Eye

A New Geography of the Heavens, With Descriptions and Charts of Constellations, Stars, and Planets

by Garrett Putnam Serviss

<p>Third, the planets are described in a separate chapter, with illustrations intended to enable the uninitiated reader to follow their paths among the stars and to predict their approximate places for himself. In consequence of their constant ...

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Astronomy Without a Telescope

Being a Guide-Book to the Visible Heavens, With All Necessary Maps and Illustrations; Designed for the Use of Schools

by E. Colbert

<p>There are four ways of regarding a subject with the eye of sense, of reason, of fancy, and of faith. These severally constitute direct,_ inductive, dreamy, and substituted vision. The first is in itself interesting, yet. Not complete, or ...

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Astronomy, Determination of Time, Longitude, Latitude, and Azimuth

by William Bowie Coast and Geodetic Survey

<p>In addition to this manual on geodetic astronomy, the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac for the year of Observation will be required in time and azimuth work, and the Boss Preliminary General Catalogue of 6188 stars, together with the ...

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Astronomy: A Physical Perspective

by Marc L. Kutner

<p>This fully revised and updated text is a comprehensive introduction to astronomical objects and phenomena. By applying some basic physical principles to a variety of situations, students will learn how to relate everyday physics to the ...

ISBN: 9781107713697

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Astrophotography on the Go

Using Short Exposures with Light Mounts

by Joseph Ashley

<p>No longer are heavy, sturdy, expensive mounts and tripods required to photograph deep space. With today's advances in technology, all that is required is an entry-DSLR and an entry level GoTo telescope. Here is all of the information needed ...

ISBN: 9783319098319

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Astrophysical Applications of Gravitational Lensing

by Evencio Mediavilla, Jose A. Muñoz, Francisco Garzón & others

<p>Gravitational lenses offer the best, and sometimes the only, means of tackling key problems in many fields of astrophysics and cosmology. According to Einstein's theory, the curvature of light-rays increases with mass; gravitational lenses ...

ISBN: 9781316683231

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Astrophysical Recipes

The art of AMUSE

by Simon Portegies Zwart & Professor Steve McMillan

<p>Computational astrophysics is a new and quickly-growing discipline. This book outlines the fundamentals for computational astrophysics, focusing on the use of the Astronomical Multipurpose Software Environment (AMUSE), which is a ...

ISBN: 9780750313209

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Astrophysics and Cosmology

Proceedings of the 26th Solvay Conference on Physics

by Roger Blandford, David Gross & Alexander Sevrin

<p>Ever since 1911, the Solvay Conferences have shaped modern physics. The format is quite different from other conferences as the emphasis is placed on discussion. The 26th edition held in October 2014 in Brussels and chaired by Roger Blandford

ISBN: 9789814759199

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Astrophysics and the Evolution of the Universe

by Leonard S Kisslinger

<p>The aim of this book is to teach undergraduate college or university students, and adults interested in astronomy and astrophysics, the basic mathematics and physics concepts needed to understand the evolution of the universe, and based on ...

ISBN: 9789813147126

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Astrophysics Is Easy!

An Introduction for the Amateur Astronomer

by Michael Inglis

<p>Astrophysics is often –with some justification – regarded as incomprehensible without the use of higher mathematics. Consequently, many amateur astronomers miss out on some of the most fascinating aspects of the subject. <em>Astrophysics Is ...

ISBN: 9783319116440

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Astrophysics through Computation

With Mathematica® Support

by Brian Koberlein & David Meisel

<p>This new text surveys a series of fundamental problems in astrophysics, both analytically and computationally, for advanced students in physics and astrophysics. The contents are supported by more than 110 class-tested Mathematica® notebooks,

ISBN: 9781107272347

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Astroquizzical

A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

by Jillian Scudder

<p>In this enthralling cosmic journey through space and time, astrophysicist Jillian Scudder locates our home planet within its own ‘family tree’. Our parent the Earth and its sibling planets in our solar system formed within the same gas ...

ISBN: 9781785783357

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